There are many great online radio stations that allow you to stream live music for free. In a few steps, you can “rip” the audio to your hard disk drive.
1. Download Winamp to stream music.
2. Download the Streamripper Winamp add-on.
3. To start ripping music, open an audio station in Winamp. Streamripper will automatically start.
4. Click the Start button to begin ripping audio.
Here are some websites that allow you to stream music free of charge:
Last.fm | Pandora | Shoutcast | SomaFM | Digitally Imported